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Edith Cavell

Edith Louisa Cavell was a British nurse. She is celebrated for saving the lives of soldiers from both sides without discrimination and in helping some 200 Allied soldiers escape from German-occupied Belgium during the First World War, for which she was arrested. She was accused of treason, found guilty by a court-martial and sentenced to death. Despite international pressure for mercy, she was shot by a German firing squad. Her execution received worldwide... Read More

Born4 December 1865
Swardeston, Norfolk, England
Died12 October 1915 (aged 49)
Tir national (National Shooting Range), Schaerbeek, Brussels, Belgium

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